I am a big fan of candles. Candles are good. I buy them compulsively and I burn them regularly…. especially during the fall and winter months. However, I am totally bugged when I buy a yummy, scented candle (which often is synonymous with expensive) and it burns down the middle and I have a tube […]
Camping Is Good (Part 6) …How We get Ready To Do It All Over Again.
Camping Is Good (Part 1) Camping Is Good (Part 2) Camping Is Good (Part 3) Camping Is Good (Part 4) Camping Is Good (Part 5) We love our time camping, and the night before we leave, I am always a bit sad. Because we have such a long drive ahead of us, we are usually […]
Camping is Good (Part 3) …What We Eat.
Camping is Good (Part 1) Camping is Good (Part 2) OK. You’ve done your road trip. You’ve set up camp. You know it’s coming… “Mooooooooom!? What is there to eat?” Food while camping is incredibly important. It’s a vacation, after all. I don’t know anyone who goes on vacation, stays at a nice hotel… and […]
Camping Is Good (Part 2) …How We Live.
Camping Is Good (Part 1) While getting to your campground may be half the fun, setting it up properly is imperative if you want the fun to continue. Who wants to crack a cold one after a long drive, but can’t, because you have no idea where a bottle opener is? Who wants to be […]
Camping Is Good (Part 1) …How We Go.
~~~~ Updated to take part in Friend Makin’ Mondays. Today’s topic is about vacations. Best? Worst? Top 5 dream destinations? I have had some great vacations, a few that had some crummy elements, and of course there are places I dream of going. However, there will always be a trip to Markleeville, CA on my […]
Tips & Tricks
Sharing things that make life a little easier. Little tips, little tricks. My teeth are real. However, I still buy denture cleaning tablets. Before I get into the shower I take my wedding rings and one of the little denture tablets and drop them into a little cup of water. My rings are clean by […]
In case of emergency… head towards the bar!
I’ve just done a couple of posts about emergency preparedness. You can read parts 1 and 2 here and here. (I will post part 3 on Tuesday.) On that subject, and in line with Happy To Design’s Sunday Favorites, I republish my Dad’s Emergency Preparedness Plan. ~~~ originally published June 25, 2008 ~~~~ Today is […]
What a difference 25% makes.
I love Christmas. I love the entire time period from the day after Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day. We have special holiday movies that only come out once a year (It’s a Wonderful Life vies for viewing time right alongside Scrooged.) We have wassail almost constantly simmering. We have elves that leave early yuletide treats […]
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